Welcome to the Nigel Grout website
Nigel is an experienced and impartial construction professional specialising in the resolution and avoidance of disputes and contentious issues. As a practising Quantity Surveyor for over 35 years he works exclusively on civil engineering projects; particularly highways, structures, water, rail and infrastructure. Particular expertise in FIDIC, ICE and NEC contract conditions. He provides expert opinion and findings on such matters as the interpretation of contract documents, entitlement, quantum, delay and disruption, extensions of time, interim/final accounts, payment provisions, variations and contractual claims. Nigel is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, Corporate Member of the Dispute Board Federation, Member of the Society of Construction Law and Member of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (USA). Nigel is also on the FIDIC President's List of Approved Dispute Adjudicators, and sits as a member of international dispute adjudication boards including acting as a sole member DAB. He holds a post-graduate Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, and is a panel or listed arbitrator with various international arbitral organisations. He has acted as party representative in many construction adjudications, and is an accredited adjudicator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and included on the Construction Industry Council Register of Adjudicators. Nigel is also a listed Expert with the Dubai International Arbitration Centre, and has been appointed as a quantum expert in arbitrations in the UK and Romania. An accredited expert determiner with the Academy of Experts, Nigel is currently an assessor for their expert determination course. He has tutored at DRBF workshops in Eastern Europe and the Middle East on dispute boards and the FIDIC contracts.
Nigel Grout is committed to providing a professional and cost effective service, and is available to receive appointments worldwide as:
He can also act as an Expert Witness in quantum matters, and provide contractual advice.